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From Ledgers to Leisure

After 22 years with NHS Forth Valley, Accounts Payable Officer Audrey McKerracher has closed her final ledger and headed off into retirement. Audrey started in the Central Stores Department and moved to Finance in 1999. She received gifts of a […]

Winter 2014/15

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Meet Our Commonwealth Games Volunteers

Sarah’s Amazing Memories “An unforgettable experience” is how Sarah Dickie, Head of Nursing for the Medical Directorate, described her volunteering role at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Here are some of her reflections. My involvement in the Glasgow 2014 […]

Autumn 2014

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Meet the Board

Two members of the public health team, Carol Crawford and Ann McGregor , organised the first of a series of Meet the Board events designed give NHS Forth Valley Board Members the chance to meet and find out more about […]

Autumn 2014

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Deirdre Does It With Distinction

Congratulations to our Head of Information Governance Deirdre Coyle for passing the Caldicott Guardian Certificate with distinction. The qualification is normally undertaken by doctors who are Caldicott Guardians, and Deirdre is one of only a handful of people holding the […]

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NHS Staff Survey – Don’t Miss Out

There’s still time to complete this year’s national NHS Staff Survey so please take a few minutes to have your say it as it’s really important to hear the views of as many staff as possible across the organisation. If […]

Autumn 2014

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Blast from the Past!

Thank you to Brian Nolan, Head of Support Services, for sending us this great photo of staff in the kitchens of the former Bellsdyke Hospital in the 1920’s – we think we’ll stick with the more modern restaurant at Forth […]

Autumn 2014

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Reflecting on Events in the Workplace

Values-based reflective practice, or VBRP as it is known, is a safe, non-judgemental method of reflecting on events in the workplace.  The aim is to explore a situation by using three levels of seeing – noticing, wondering and realising. In […]

Autumn 2014

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A Colourful Run

On a very hot Sunday morning, members of the Operational HR Team donned their running shoes to take part in the 2014 Colour Me RAD 5K run for Strathcarron Hospice. At the start of the race they were as clean […]

Autumn 2014

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Sing While You Work

Hot on the heels of the formation of a choir in the Women and Children’s Unit at Forth Valley Royal Hospital comes news of another opportunity for staff to voice their musical talents.  This time it’s a choir for any […]

Autumn 2014

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Nursing Today

The rise of the ‘selfie’ – a self-portrait photograph typically taken with a smart phone or hand held digital camera and sometimes uploaded on to a social media site – was very much in evidence at this year’s Nurses Day […]

Summer 2014

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